City Grille & Raw Bar
The upscale restaurant offering steaks, seafood and craft cocktails on Downtown's Southbank will open in fall 2022.
Gemma Fish + Oyster
Gemma Fish + Oyster will offer varieties of oysters, seafood towers, pokes, salmon tartare, ceviches and non-seafood dishes. Opening is expected to be spring 2023.
Grounds of Grace Coffee Shop
Grounds of Grace is a launching pad for young men and women to take their first steps of employment through the coffee industry and will be in the Arlington neighborhood. An opening date is to be determined.
Happy Brew Coffee Shop
Happy Brew is a not-for-profit coffee shop that will employ young adults with intellectual and developmental differences while serving a unique blend of coffee in a welcoming and friendly environment in San Marco. An opening date is to be determined.
Hardwicks Bar will be the first LGBTQIA+ bar to open in Jacksonville in 20 years. Located at the corner of Adams and Ocean Streets in Downtown, the bar is projected to open in March 2023.
A vision born from fond family memories, inspiring travels, and countless conversations, Josephine will open in Avondale this fall, serving Italian favorites.
An Alpharetta, Ga.-based craft brewery is expected to open in fall 2022 at the Jax Beach Town Center.
Light on the Sugar Café
Light on the Sugar Café is a family owned bakery and coffee shop serving the finest gourmet coffee, tea and pastries with an Asian twist. It will open in The Markets at Town Center in summer 2022.
Offering an innovative menu of chef-inspired cuisine highlighting the Mexican state of Oaxaca, the restaurant is expected to open in fall 2022 at the Jax Beach Town Center.
Chef Sam and Kiley Efron, the husband-and-wife team behind Taverna in San Marco, will open Taverna Oceana in early 2023. Taverna Oceana will be a new raw bar and seafood-focused concept, conveniently located next door to Taverna in San Marco Square.
With a belief in creating a community around great coffee and food, Southern Grounds chef-driven coffee house will open adjacent to the TSA area (pre-security) at Jacksonville International Airport in 2023.
Sugar Factory Jacksonville
The Sugar Factory American Brasserie is expected to open at The Markets at Town Center in 2022. It will feature unique candy displays as well as offering coffees, hot chocolate, frozen hot chocolate, specialty rainbow doughnuts and pastries in addition to homemade gelato and ice cream.
Vagabond Coffee Co.
A Downtown location for Vagabond Coffee Co. is in the works at 76 S. Laura St. The local coffee shop and roaster will open in the VyStar Tower at a date to be determined.